MOUSS Research and Statistics Committee
Eighth Annual Reference Research Forum
Search & Rescue Bibliography
Atlas, Michel C., Karen R. Little, and Michael O. Purcell. "Flip charts at the OPAC." Reference & User Services Quarterly 37 (Fall 1997): 63-69.
Bangalore, Nirmala S., Deborah D. Blecic, Josephine L. Dorsch, and Melissa H. Koenig. "A Longitudinal Study of the Effects of OPAC Screen Changes on Searching Behavior and Searcher Success." College & Research Libraries 60 (November 1999): 517-530.
Banks, Julie. "Are Transaction Logs Userful? A Ten-Year Study." Journal of Southern Academic and Special Librarianship 1.3 (2000) 12 Apr. 2002 . http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org
Blecic, Deborah D., Nirmala S. Bangalore, Josephine L. Dorsch, Cynthia L. Henderson, Melissa H. Koenig, and Ann C. Weller. "Using Transaction Log Analysis to Improve OPAC Retrieval Results." College & Research Libraries 59 (January 1998): 39-50.
Budd, John M., Lynn Silipigni Connaway, and Thomas R. Kochtanek. "An Investigation of the Use of an Online Catalog: User Characteristics and Transaction Log Analysis." Library Resources and Technical Services 39 (1994): 142-152.
Ciliberti, Anne, Marie L. Radford, Gary P. Radford, and Terry Ballard. "Empty Handed? A Material Availability Study and Transaction Log Analysis Verification." The Journal of Academic Librarianship (July 1998): 282-289.
Covey, Denise Troll. Usage and Usability Assessment: Library Practices and Concerns. Washington, DC: Digital Library Federation, Council on Library and Information Resources, 2002.
Debowski, Shelda. "Wrong Way: Go Back! An Exploration of Novice Search Behaviours While Conducting an Information Search." The Electronic Library 19.6 (2001): 371-382.
Drabenstott, Karen M. and Marjorie S. Weller. "Handling Spelling Errors in Online Catalog Searches." Library Resources and Technical Services 40 (1996): 113-132.
Fagan, Jody Condit. "Use of an Academic Library Web Site Search Engine." Reference & User Services Quarterly 41 (2002): 244-252.
Ferl, Terry Ellen and Larry Millsap. "Search Patterns of Remote Users: An Analysis of OPAC Transaction Logs." Information Technology and Libraries (September 1993): 321-343.
Flaherty, Patricia. "Transaction Logging Systems: A Descriptive Summary." Library Hi Tech 11.2 (1993): 67-78.
Hunter, Rhonda N. "Successes and Failures of Patrons Searching the Online Catalog at a Large Academic Library: A Transaction Log Analysis." Reference Quarterly (Spring 1991): 395-402.
Kaske, Neal K. "Research Methodologies and Transaction Log Analysis: Issues, Questions, and a Proposed Model." Library Hi Tech 11.2 (1993): 79-86.
Kaske, Neal K., Martin Kurth, and Thomas A. Peters. "Transaction Log Analysis." Library Hi Tech Bibliography 8:151-183.
Kurth, Martin. "The Limits and Limitations of Transaction Log Analysis." Library Hi Tech 11.2 (1993): 98-104.
Lang, Mary S., and Kathlin L. Ray. "Analyzing Search Styles of Patrons and Staff: A Replicative Study of Two University Libraries." Library Resources and Technical Services 41 (1997): 219-235.
Large, Andrew and Haidar Moukdad. "Users' Perceptions of the Web as Revealed by Transaction Log Analysis." Online Information Review 25.6 (2001): 349-358.
Nelson, Janet L. "An Analysis of Transaction Logs to Evaluate the Educational Needs of End Users." Medical Reference Services Quarterly 11.4 (Winter 1992): 11-21.
O'Neill, Ann L., and Barbara M. Wildemuth. "The 'Known' in Known-Item Searches: Empirical Support for User-Centered Design." College & Research Libraries (May 1995): 265-281.
Peters, Thomas A. "The History and Development of Transaction Log Analysis." Library Hi Tech 11.2 (1993): 41-65.
Peters, Thomas A. "When Smart People Fail: An Analysis of the Transaction Log of an Online Public Access Catalog." The Journal of Academic Librarianship 15 (November 1989): 267-273.
Peters, Thomas. "Using Transaction Log Analysis for Library Management Information." Library Administration & Management 10.1 (Winter 1996): 20-25.
Sandore, Beth. "Applying the Results of Transaction Log Analysis." Library Hi Tech 11.2 (1993): 87-95.
Wallace, Patricia M. "How Do Patrons Search the Online Catalog When No One's Looking? Transaction Log Analysis and Implications for Bibliographic Instruction and System Design." RQ 33 (Winter 1993): 239-52.
Wildemuth, Barbara M., Ruth de Bliek, Shaoyi He, and Charles P. Friedman. "Search Moves Made By Novice End Users." American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting 55 (1992): 154-161.
Wildemuth, Barbara M. and Ann L. O'Neill. "The 'Known' in Known-Item Searches: Empirical Support for User-Centered Design." College & Research Libraries 56 (1995): 265-81.
Wyly, Brendan J. "From Access Points to Materials: A Transaction Log Analysis of Access Point Value for Online Catalog Users." Library Resources and Technical Services 40 (1996): 211-236.
Zink, Steven D. "Monitoring User Search Success Through Transaction Log Analysis: The WolfPAC Example." Reference Services Review 19 (Spring 1991): 49-56.